Class Teacher Special School

High Park School, Bradford, West Yorkshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subjects Other, Other, Other
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £24,373 to £35,971

Job description

A class teaching and class team co-ordinating role with responsibility for the maintenance implementation and regular evaluation of appropriately devised and planned education programmes for each pupil. Timetable delivery must be firmly based on adequate preparation and evaluation.

The organisation of planning should be such that it maximizes the possibility of ‘another teacher’ taking over effective delivery of the timetable, even at short notice. Current programmes should be clearly labeled and organized for ease of locating. Materials and equipment for use in 1:1 sessions, individual pupil tasks, and group activities should be organized in such a way that they can be readily identified and easily located. These responsibilities are in line with the T.T.A. National Special Education Needs Specialists Standards Ref. Dec 99

Essential educational requirements

Qualified teacher status or (Including NQT)
Additional SEN Training or Qualifications

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher status or (Including NQT)
Recent Professional Development
A clear understanding of Child Development
A clear understanding of safeguarding

Essential skills and experience

Working with Special Educational Needs pupils in a school setting
Working with pupils or students with severe or profound learning difficulties
Working with pupils with autistic spectrum disorders
Working with pupils or students with other disabilities (Physical, visual, auditory,language/communication etc
The ability to work as part of a multi – agency staff team
The ability to work in a close cooperative with other staff in school
The ability to lead and develop a class/subject staff team
The ability to liaise and work positively with parents and carers
The ability to lead a curriculum area
Knowledge and understanding or experience of ‘Positive Behaviour Support’ principles and practice.
Ability to cope with challenging situations
The ability to utilise ICT effectively in all aspects of their work
Knowledge of Makaton sign language
Experience and understanding of planning a differentiated curriculum to meet the individual needs

Employee benefits

We offer excellent professional development and a unique opportunity to work within a school led system with scope for working alongside colleagues in other schools across the MAT.

SEN Allowance

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Not Applicable
School size 113 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website High Park School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

Thorn Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD9 6RY